THE numerous Pagan nations inhabiting the Russian Empire are divided into three religious distinctions, viz. the followers of Shamanism, the disciples of Lama, and the sect of the Brahmins. Continue reading →
Renaissance costume Bishop of Utrecht 16th century.
90. Antonie Taets van Amerongen, Canon of Utrecht.
191. Joost Praet van Moerkerken, Canon of the Utrecht Cathedral.
192. George van Egmond, Bishop of Utrecht.
193-204. Baldachin carriers.
Russian priest and monk costumes. Russian Orthodox Clergy.
From the Book: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel (1843) by Auguste Wahlen. (Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des plus récents; (1843) Author: Auguste Wahlen, 1785-1850. Engrapher: François Pannemaker 1822-1900)
The late Father St. John of Kronstadt in his garden.
Ivan Ilyich Sergiev 1829-1909, also known as the Holy righteous John of Kronstadt, was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox Church, who was canonized in 1964.
Since 1856, he kept a diary (“My Life in Christ”), which was posthumously translated into many different languages and is considered as a guideline for many Orthodox.